The fifth racket of the world, Czech Karolina Pliskova, in three sets, defeated Estonian Anett Kontaveit, who occupies the 21st line of the WTA rating, with a score of 7/6 (0), 4/6, 6/2 in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open tournament.
The meeting lasted 2 hours and 3 minutes. During this time, the 26-year-old Pliskova performed 13 aces, made four wrong mistakes when serving and sold five break points, and the 23-year-old Kontaveit filed five times, made two double mistakes and made four breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Czech. The next rival Pliskova in Indian Wells will be Swiss Belinda Bencic.